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Nov 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
use. black friday approaches and tips for your protection shopping on the ground and this year, online. >> and looking into an unlicensed food truck, what you should know before fire hiring one that is legit. >> good evening, tonight a call for mercy from the parents of a crime victim. >> it's a stunning twist in the case of a juvenile charged for setting an ac transit bus rider on fire. sasha flieshman's family wants prosecutors to try the 16-year-old now as a juvenile. we're live tonight, laura, you were in court when the defense attorney made the request. >> reporter: that is right they did make wishes clear today as far as legal proceedings, regarding the boy who attacked sasha. they want him treated as a child. >> they're correct. >> the attorney for the 16-year-old says he welcomes words from the family of sasha flieshman. last not district attorney charged thomas as an adult for setting the 18-year-old's skirt on fire on a bus. each charge also carries a hate crime enhancement. flieshman suffered expected third degree burns and expected to be released from the hospital t
KOFY
Nov 19, 2013 11:30pm PST
a horrible, horrible accident. >> this woman tells us her 41-year-old cousin is the victim. he was at this intersection in vallejo when the female driver of this car struck him. >> i can tell you that there is no crosswalk in that area. it is fairly dark there. >> the impact knocked the victim into the next lane where he was hit and dragged by the 89-year-old driver. he finally stopped in front of emily's house. >> my children heard tires screeching. they looked out and saw the body under the tront end of the car. >> firefighters had to use air bags to lift the car and remove the victim who died at the scene. the elderly driver lives in her neighborhood. >> physically seems to do pretty well, gets around okay. most of the time we see him and he is walking. he gets around okay. >> the victim's relative tells us he regularly crosses this intersection and her cousin had been disabled by polio since childhood. in vallejo, alan wang, abc7 news. >>> new at 11:00, two men are in the hospital tonight after their truck crashed off a north bay road, flew down a 30-foot em bank meant and ende
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Nov 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
saturday. the owner told us he doubts anyone inside his club played a part in the crime. police hope surveillance cam florida the area will help identify suspects. >> nobody in custody at this point. our homicide vettors are working on various leads. >> police are asking for public for any information they may have about the murder. >>> tonight san jose police are investigating the city's 42nd 42nd murder this year. police officers found a man who had been shot and killed there have been no arrests. >> some self-described geeks and hackers met in san francisco to tackle gun violence through technology. tackers and community members met at the geek dom office and focused on be violence and the connection to mental health. >> we're also looking at applications that help families, individuals, parents, do a very quick and simple mental health assessment that can be used by a professional to intervene at the appropriate level. >> organizers say technology can cause people to become isolated and appreciate the irony when technology is used to help those same people become mow connected. >
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Nov 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
, donny is in good shape. he told us he's more worried about the young woman is and says marine training prepared for a situation many people couldn't imagine. >> i'm not a hero. i don't want to say, i don't wear a batman suit or superman. or these, you know, these characters i just reacted the way i did. >> the man who tried to catch a woman who jumped from the third deck after yesterday's raider game told abc7 news he'd do it again. >> i braced myself to catch her. i was hoping i could, when i caught her, i could lock arms around her to absorb impact with me. but unfortunately, she hit and she bounced off. >> the 61-year-old ended up with severe bruising but no serious injuries when the young woman he tried to catch landed knees first into his arms. sending both of them to the pavement. >> he said what ran to his mind is don't let people see this. try to save her and stop it. >> just 15 minutes after the raider game a vietnam war veteran they were walking outside they sought woman, 45 feet above. she crawled out on to a ledge. >> the training you receive in the marine corps is
KOFY
Nov 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
more miles. 4 1/2 million will get to destinations by you driving. meteorologist lee shows us what kind of weather travelers can expect. >> you're exactly right. southern california may see rain wednesday and thursday. the bay area may be dry for the most part as we head to thursday. we're dry now. let's talk about the winter storm brewing throughout texas, also oklahoma heading throughout arkansas and portions of memphis. that is freezing rain. quite a bit of snow expected tonight. tomorrow night going to be cold back east. 38 washington d.c. snow in the tennessee valley area. here is a look at what you can expect. 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, flight delays. 3:00 severe thunderstorms in the southeast and check out how this starts to roll on up towards no new england. tuesday afternoon, rain, snow mix. that's going to make things worst. that turns into quite a bit of severe weather wednesday night to thursday. we'll stake a look at our forecast coming up in just a bit. >>> the president's job approval rating is at an all-time low. tomorrow he'll spend the day in san francisco. the president
KOFY
Oct 31, 2013 11:30pm PDT
us that the students injuries were serious enough had he to get medical care. declined to give any further details. >> stunning new development tonight involving the sheriffs deputy who shot and killed young teenager. man tl say the same sonoma county deputy recently pulled a gun on him. laura anthony live in santa cross with the story. laura? >> we are standing at the memorial her where andy was killed. we have seen a lot of people this halloween stop by to pay their respects. in the mean time as you said developments in that eric deputy here man claims that the officer actually stopped him during a routine traffic stop and pulled a gun on him twice. >> he was still stunned. >> this woman says is how her stepfather reacted. when he realize that deputy who pulled a gun on him during a traffic stop two months ago was eric gale house. the same man who shot and killed 13-year-old an andy lopez. >> he realize that if he if shot a man or a kid, you know, there was possibility that he could have shot him as well so he was scared. >> he claims he was driving the bmw when gale house pulled
KOFY
Nov 25, 2013 11:30pm PST
francisco recreation center. >> they picked us out of the crowd to be deck asian in the background but we have our own minds. >>reporter: he's tired of hearing politicians talk about immigration reform but doing nothing about it. this is why he decided to speak out. >> please use your executive order to halt deportation of undocumented immigrants in this country right now. >> if in fact could i solve all these problems without passing law in congress then would i do so. but we are also a nation of laws that's part of our tradition. >> treated me like a little ki kid. and he did not directly answer my question. so it was very disappointing. >>reporter: despite the disappointing response he remains undeterred with efforts to stand up for undocumented immigrant. in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news. >> we don't want no climate drama. >>reporter: protestors near the sf jazz center were also ready for the president arrival this morning as he weren't inside for a fundraiser there. they marched down the street chanting against the keystone oil pipeline project. >> next stop much quieter. fu
KOFY
Nov 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
. officials told us the transition was smooth this weekend. they averaged four children a day. kaiser said consolidating it offers a higher level of care. 21 of the 22 nurses that worked there have been reassigned and one retired. many are still upset about the closure. they say they're concerned about the patients that lived nearby. >> they will be evaluated in the emergency room. too sick at that time, they'll try to stabilize them, and then they will have to try transporting them to a facility with pediatrics. that could take two, to six, two eight hours. >> we recognize it's a change in location but that families want the best for their children. the best for them is to be in a pediatric specialty center. this is supported bically missions at the children's hospitals of oakland, they support what we're doing here. >> their outpatient facility will continue to be open. >>> a strike averts at the university of california met a agreement with their unionized forces. . a deal with annual raises of 4%. it must be approved by the 12,000 thursdays of the california nurse association. nurses h
KOFY
Nov 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
north bay. >> a california democrat upset about the obamacare web site tell us us what she would do if she were in charge. abc7 at 6:00 starts now. >>> good evening. i'm amy ama daetz. the family of a teen killed by a sheriff deputy will be filing a lawsuit. today we are learning more about the deputy who killed the teen. cornell bernard talked to man who said he feared for his life when the officer was quick to pull a gun on him as well. he joins us live from santa rosa. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands
KOFY
Nov 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
time there have been problems there. wayne freedman is live for us. wayne? >> the fire is out. looks as if there was never a fire at this point but there is whiff in the air and plenty of questions. here was the good news along sea port boulevard in redwood citied city today four joggers out, gulping air and none the worse for air, but not perfect air. >> you can tell something has been burned or was burning. >> lee smelled this, a massive fire inside the sims metal management yard. piles of metal on fire, and smoke blanketing this area due to an inversion layer that kept it down. >> the smoke so thick, that county agencies ordered residents to shelter in place. concentrated amounts as far as san jose. a cloud one air quality official described as a witch's brew of toxic materials legal standard for 24 hours is 35 parts per billion. one hour yesterday, the particulate matter reached 114. it wasn't the first in this plant. >> this is probably the largest. the other fires were similar. >> sims had previous violations. >> this experienced violations in 2007. air quality violations, i do
KOFY
Nov 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
area, try being disabled. >> so what does that mean forest of us? people with disables are concerned with some of the proposed changes as well. we are live in san francisco city hall with the story. heather? >> >> reporter: advisory committee says adding spaces will give a head start on handicapped space percentages coming down the a?kn francisco, even nicest people can get testy when someone threatens to take away their space. the transit first city o san francisco is aiming to reduce parking generally. but will be asked to increase it for disabled drivers who say not all of them can take transit, and they need more. a lot more. nearly 500 more handicapped spaces forok starters. >> we have people with disabilities living longer. so it's a need in general. >> right now, placard holders can park for free the misuse by those who don't need them is rampant. there are 23 regular parking spaces on this block. this afternoon, 19 were filled with cars with handicapped placards. a woman in an adjacent building saysç she stnt think it's patients because those cars are there, all day. >> i
KOFY
Nov 11, 2013 11:30pm PST
problems and complaints over late response times. >> new video gives us the unique look at fair response in san leandro last week as alameda couldn't firefighters helmet camera. they had difficulty time navigating the fire and built along hillside 2 dog killed and 3 others escape escaped. marijuana plants were found inside but homeowner was not arrested. investigators say a gas leak from out door grills started this fire. >> new here at 11:00. motorcycle rider is dead after he lost control and slammed into a wall in the east bay. chp says the man crashed near the intersection of franklin canyon road and cummings sky way martinez early tonight. they believe speed was a factor. nobody else hurt. >> veterans day memorial 10 into the evening people in lafayette recognizing those who served in the iraq afghanistan war. 35 people gather at the hillside cross in lafayette tonight where each fallen u.s. soldier memorize with a cross. current number on the hillside stands at 6899. state senator the rae mind the group that returning u.s. soldiers have also become casualty. >> startling th
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Nov 1, 2013 11:30pm PDT
l.a.x. is still closed. lilian kim is live there now using cell 7 technology. lilian? >> carolyn, behind me is terminal 3. this is where it all unfolded. it will remain closed until further notice. hundreds of officers have been here all day collecting evidence and piecing together what happened. travelers ran for their lives when a gunman shot his way past security at los angeles international airport's terminal 3. this tmz video captures the panic after the suspect identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia approached the check point and pulled a semiautomatic rifle from the bag. he shot and killed one tsa agent and wounded three others. >> it was a loud bang. >> everyone panicked. everybody dropped to the ground. >> the shooter seemed to be aiming at tsa officers. he was wearing a blue uniform and helped from the scene holding up his bloody arm. this man barely escaped. >> he was carrying a rifle and he looked at me and said tsa with a question mark and i just shook my head and he kept going. >> reporter: passengers huddled for cover in bathrooms and others dashed for the exits. >> the ki
KOFY
Nov 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
that pulled a gun, and i know they don't pull them unless they intend to use them. >> jeff says he plans to file a formal complaint very soon. >>> police are investigating a rash of robberies on campus. there has been three recently. the most recent one was at the faculty glade. an 1-year-old woman was grabbed from behind enthe second pulled a gun on her and took her phone and rifled through her purse. her attackers got away. one student says she's done something to protect herself. >> i have a pepper spray in my bag now. i just got it lke yesterday, but i got it now. >> uc berkeley police have been stepping up patrols but they have made no arrests. there is also services to help students get around safely at night. we provided a link at abc 7.com. look for see it on tv. >>> new details about the los angeles international airport shooting. the suspect is said to have made the conscious decision to kill many tsa agents. paul ciancia says he account aed alone and was dropped off at the airport by a friend. he killed a tsa agent and wounded three others. more than 24 hours after the s
KOFY
Nov 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
development with us on twitter and 7 news bay area. >> good evening everyone. i'm in for dan ash ri tonight. >> also a major development in the battle between bart and the union. as we first broke on twitter abc 7 news learned the union are about to saw bart for voting to approve the new labor contract without disputed clause. transportation reporter heather has the story now from daly city. >>reporter: one bart rider reacted to the prospect of lawsuit this way. >> lawsuit is not the way to resolve this. nobody wins but the lawyers. >>reporter: after 2 strike this is year, cooling off, months of torture negotiations and 2 worker death on the track it appeared bart and union had a deal in october. then the stunning announcement from bart that management had signed a family medical leave clause in error. section 4.8 would give workers up to 6 week paid family leaf. bart said it didn't mean to agree to that and vote entered november to the approve the 67 million dollar contract deal only if the clause was taken out. now the union are preparing to file a lawsuit against the district. not to get
KOFY
Nov 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
down on the city where employee ricky spoke to us by phone. >> so trees are moving. different directions. >>reporter: he says thousands are sheltered in schools. mau mauls and the city sports aren arena. forecasters say the storm surge could reach 23 feet along the coast. >> extremely scary. >>reporter: back in daly city she has been talking about her parents by skype. >> i have been trying to contact them for hours and it has been really hard. >>reporter: her parents e-mai e-mailed this mother just before the storm hit. >> we are waiting for more. >>reporter: authorities are expecting catastrophic damage and more casualty. allen, is abc 7 news. >> monster storm. sandhya is tracking the storm and live with live doppler 7hd staggering how large it is. >> 300 miles wide check out our radar super typhoon right now. as you look here the eye of the storm very large when it made land fall and it made multiple land fall since. wind 185 miles an hour gusting to 225 it has weaken some. it will continue with category 5 tomorrow morning as it continue also across the philippines. eventua
KOFY
Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
palo alto man's trip to north korea. >> thanks for joining us everyone. a city hall rally on honors memorieses of two city leaders. >> this is the anniversary of the assassination that's rocked city hall, killed were popular mayor of san francisco, george moscomi and supervisor, harvey milk. the people who attended are marching through streets into the castro district where supervisor milk operated a camera shop, as you may know, before he was killed. vic lee is there live tonight. this day, we relive san francisco's darkest day. >> reporter: we do. community groups are holding the march and rally like they did 35 years ago. this is where they will all converge tonight for one big rally. so, let me take you back to that terrible shocking day 35 years ago. >> both mayor moscon sxichlt supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> chris mosconi was only 16 when a police officer told him his dad was killed.. >> i said what is going on? he said son, you don't know? your father has expired. those are the words he said. i never heard someone say that. >> november 27, 1978. dan whit
KOFY
Nov 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
see it on tv. >> our reporting continues right now on twitter follow us at this web site. up taste on the powerful storm on twitter and of course on 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. we focus on other things for the moment. twitter made huge splash on wall street you probably heard instant millionaire out of dozens. perhaps hundreds of employees. the stock closing this afternoon at just under 45 dollars a share. 72 percent premium from i p o price of 26 dollars this morning. sent the value of the company to about 25 billion dollars. at that level twitter now more valuable than company like kellogg and whole foods. business technology reporter david louis has the story. >>reporter: this was one day twitter employees probably wanted to be at the office early while the doors closed to us we got inside look at i p o day from the tweet and photo posted by employees. this is the mound of do nut awaited them. super charging them with sugar on top of adrenalin rush of the opening bell in new yor york. they scuvrj together to watch the ceremony on tv monitors. one think was clear early on.
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Nov 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
should you bust when black friday arrives? stay with us. >>> about a million californians will not get an extension on their health insurance plans the board voted today to allow plans to be terminated because they don't meet higher standards of the affordable care act the president pleaded with states to let americans keep existing policies. >> affordable care act says every health plan, every coverage you're going to get can cover basics. some people had thin coverage that is going to be more robust. >> the chair says it's growing by rate of 3,000 april politics every day. 22% who apply are young adults. >> nra has begun a battle against city that's passed a local gun law and san francisco is the first battle ground. >> this is what the gun law bans. magazines. high-capacity magazines commonly used in mass shootings. that gunman was equipped with 5, 30 round clips. >> if we're able to eliminate that, that is a tool. or a tool that a person carrying out a crime will use. >> nra saying the violates the second amendment the right to keep and bear arms. this retired company with san fran
KOFY
Nov 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
small group of people and they will tell us what is going on. i think they have the resources, but they will not cause us trouble. >> just a few blocks away, the neighbors got other notices on their doors today about radio logical surveys of their lawns and the sidewalks beginning on monday. no relocation, but plenty else to worry about. >> are you kidding? i am concerned. >> the development authority will hold a clean up update meeting for the treasure island residents on december 11th. heather ishimaru, abc7 news. >> a dangerous hit-and-run caught on video and tonight police are trying to track down the driver. look at this surveillance video. around 2:30 on sunday morning a bartender on 13th street in oakland was leaving work. that is him on the upper part of the screen. he was then hit by this dark-colored porsche cayenne. the porsche briefly stopped and then took off. the victim is in the hospital. he suffered a broken leg, but he is now recovering at home. >> an east bay teenager set on fire on an ac transit bus is, we are glad to tell you, home for the thanksgiving holiday. sasha
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Nov 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
on monday evening in oakland. a neighbor showed us this video he shot near mcarthur 1k3 ardley. >> people wake up and realize that life is too short to be killing and beating each other up. >> a high school student could stand trial as an adult and possibly be charged with a hate crime. >> our agency would certainly stand behind the idea that it does need to be in the category of a hate crime. >> the pacific center for human growth is a community center for lgbt people. they believe gender neutral is an emerging gender identity that is becoming the next discriminated class. >> there is a lot of emotional discrimination. people really don't understand the idea of somebody being gender neutral. >> sasha's father says sasha never felt discriminated against until this insurance department. incident. police are looking for the good samaritans who helped. >> the citizens had a difficult time distinguishing the flames. >> it was a fun site to help with the medical costs has already surpassed the goal of $20,000. in oakland, alan wang abc7 news. >>> the sheriff spoke about the death of
KOFY
Nov 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
away from us and over the water. into the night sky, the fire continues to burn more than seven hours since it first started this afternoon. that shelter in place ordinance that you just mentioned is for residents in the immediate area because of smoke. the health advisories include a large swath of peninsula and south bay. smoke spewed into the air for the evening. sang at that clara county and south alameda county. firefighters are on the call. it's burning in a scrap metal pile and not easy to get to the core of the flames. >> crushed cars, recycled metals and other types of industrial recycled equipment. >> it's tough to get to the fire itself? >> correct. it's deep seeded. they're breaking it up. >> reporter: we're told the fire is contained, but the fire marshal also says it will still take at least until midnight to pry apart the metal piles and fully douse this fire. it's a possibility it will still be burning in the morning. the bay area quality management and other environmentalle health agencies are also here the to monitor the situation. police have given the heads u
KOFY
Nov 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
be live tweeting bat kids adventure every step of the way follow us on twitter using this hash taking to experience in real time and like to find out how to help the make a wish foundation go to the our web site. >> maybe the bat kid could solve this problem. jaw dropper. there could be another bart strike. just when you thought the whole mess was settled. somebody describes tonight as hand grenade threatening to blow up the whole deal. january is live at the el cerrito del north bart station with unbelievable development. john? >> here we good again. i mean just when you thought it was over it may not be. big question is whether union will walk if bart doesn't seen off on the deal. i asked union president that tonight but at the very least this has opened up fresh wounds and made commuters a little uneasy. for the thousands of bart riders who endure 2 strike this year the drama still not over. >> i thought everything was settled. the i guess not. this latest snag involves provision in the tentative contract signed back in july by both sides and included in the time deal approv
KOFY
Nov 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
about that. >> no. >>reporter: why. >> there's a need for toll increase to help us fund the transit system which in turn keeps 25 percent of the traffic that would have to cross the bridge off the bridge in the morning. >> next step. presenting the options to the district board then series of public hearings. expect an earful. >> raise to it 50 dollars? then you don't havetory would. the won't have a deficit. >>reporter: if only it were that simple. from the golden gate bridge, abc 7 news. >> new details tonight in the police chase that ended in serious crash in richmond. officers say they lost the suspect car moments before the crash would he were over the scene. 2 people seriously hurt when the cars slammed that the vehicle around 4 this afternoo afternoon. police arrested 2 people in the suspect vehicle passenger and driver. officers say is gang member wanted on several felony warrants. third suspect is still on the run tonight. >> the now to the latest from the philippines. u.s. state department says 2 americans are among the victims of typhoon killed in the aftermath of the sto
KOFY
Nov 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
matter and take the appropriate disciplinary action if needed. join us at 11:00 o'clock tonight over at abc 7 for reaction to this dispute. and how this could actually lead to believe it or not another strike. all right that's what's going wrong. turn your attention what went right in big way. 5-year-old boy who became san francisco super hero. toast of the town national accept sayings. about darns sensation. -- sensation. here he is saving a damsel in distress tied to the muni trac track. if then to bank vault stopping the ridler from a plot to rob a bank. >> a off leukemia winning over san francisco was nothing. thousands came out to cheer him on to help make his wish complete. what a great day. it's miles scott from siskiyou county. amma is part of the bay area mick a wish organization that made this happen today and she was there as he merged in lamborgini bat mobile as bat kid. >> hero emerge from the bat cave at yawn square after receiving an urgent message. >> we begin this morning broadcast with breaking news from san francisco hall of justice. >> please contained crusader we ne
KOFY
Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
money in a wrongful death suit against when our son died and we used that money to fund a program at childrens hospital. that money vanished. >> after the bernie madoff scandal there is a new irs rule that let's investors write off losses but the investors may not kwaul fichlt one irs told me there will be angry investors. >> yes. understandably. >> yes. >> it's a shame. >> it s >>> in oakland police looking for whep a more -- with a horrifying case. an activist seft on fire on an ac transit bus and badly burned. laura anthony is live with the latest. >> reporter: the 16-year-old suspect may not only be charged with a hate crime but as an adult. that will be up to the d.a.police want very much to talk to two other passengers on the bus. police say they could have well saved the victims' life. >> i wish people would wake up and realize life is too short. >> reporter: a neighbor took this video on his cell phone moments after reporting a passenger had been burned monday evening on the 57 line near the intersection of mcarthur and ardly. the 18-year-old luke fleeshman was asleep on the
KOFY
Nov 12, 2013 7:00pm PST
us at $six that that was going to be it. >> good yes kwe. >> things cost more than they did six years ago. we fund transit. and it helps with mobility. >> or in, six words, capitol reserves doyle drive transit and infrom a structures from repainting towers to parking at land spurs landing is an issue. >> i would be willing to pay for parking. >> $five a day. >> did you know when golden gate bridge opened a toll ticket costs $0.50? if you adjust for inflation, it's 8ed today. one amount they're consider being. you're talking about a fare higher than the bay bridge? >> yes. >> do you feel guilty about that? >> no. >> because there is a need for it. to help us fund the transit system. which in turn, keeps about 25% of the traffic that would have to cross the bridge off the bridge in the mornings. >> reporter: next step, presenting options to the district board, then public hearings. >> why not just raise it to $50? they sdroent a deficit. right? >> if only that simple from. the golden gate bridge, abc7 news. >> in richmond a chase ended in a horrible crash that sent two people to t
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Nov 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
investigating exactly how and why this happened. reporting continues right now open twitter. follow us at 7 news bay area and more on this on 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >> good evening. thanks for being here. ferocious storm system with very bad timing is creating all kinds of trouble with one of the busiest travel days of the year just hours away now. this is a live look at sfo. if you travel today there were no delay to report but that could change dramatically. 20 states are in the storm path and many families are wondering whether they will make it home for thanksgiving. here's devon. >> on the east coast today a wet winter sloing to thanksgiving day. biggest snor storm we have seen in quite some time along the east coast and happening on the busiest travel week of the year. snow ice made travel treacherous in western pennsylvania parts of new york while soaking rain snarling traffic from florida to new jersey. it's all going to last for one more day. >> this storm is a triple threat. as far as travel concerns. rain. snow. ice. mainly delay. at the airport fliers are bracin
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Nov 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
7 news weather anchor spencer christian tracking it closely. hear to give us an idea where it is now. >> let me give you a look at the image on the radar. storm has passed through the philippine as you know. this is where it was 24 hours ago moving through the east central fill pains and of course it was category 5 storm when it first hit. it's now out out of the south china sea. exited the philippines leaving extensive damage behind now category 4 storm. maximum sustained wednesday 130 miles per hour gust to 160 miles per hour and now it is moving rapidly west ward towards the coast of vaet am in. expected to make land fall tomorrow as category 2 storm then quickly move in land and weaken by sunday morning to a tropical storm but it has devastated portions of the fill pens and still dangerous storm and could wreak havocwhen it hits vietnam tomorrow. more later. >> okay thanks very much. >> 300 firefighters battle brush fire in lake county. fire burned 1 good 50 acres destroyed one out building and threaten dozen other structure in the area no. road closure or evacuation at this mome
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Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
parents in new jersey his father is a business owner. police say, there, rather, tell us the suspect sent his brother a text kath he may have been suicidal. ciancia was shot and wounded in terminal three. we begin with the developments in the abc7 newsroom. >> reporter: let's talk about the bag. inside investigators say they found a hand written note that said he wanted to kill tsa officers and pigs, referring to police. witnesses who saw him handle that rifle say it was obvious he was there to do a lot of damage. this video from tmz shows passengers running for safety the gunman began shooting inside lax. >> i'm looking at him, my wife. to tell they're okay. say three we're going run out of the door. i was waiting when he is pointing down. we're running. >> i look over by escalator. like 20 feet away. i see shell casings falling. i see shooting. >> reporter: the gunman moved to the screening station where passengers show ids. he had an ar 15, a high powered rifle, shown here on the floor. >> he proceeded up into the screening area where tsa screeners, continuing to shoot and went pa
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Nov 1, 2013 9:00pm PDT
it. 23-year-old pall dance. he is suspected of shooting his way past security checkpoint using semi-automatic rifle. within the hour the tsa officer killed has been identified. he is gerard hernandez. 6 others wounded. lil i don't know live now from lax by cell. >> this is terminal 3 where it all happened. it is closed and will remain closed until further notice. hundreds of officers have been here all day collecting evidence. pesting together what happened. video shows the chaos after gunman shot his way past security at material national 3 had at l.a. xvl. he's 23-year-old pall dance and tsa officer shot and killed by the suspect described as long gun. also 3 other people were injured and confirm there is only one shooter who is now in custody. >> it was loud bang. i mean boom. it was a loud one. from there we all just duck down. next thing i know nothing but girls around me when i grab all the big luggage and then i stack them high. >>reporter: first report the shooting came after 9:30 this morning. almost medley fears responders set triage location and man wearing a blue tsa uni
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Nov 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
dan ashley. iets not a big storm, but forcing drivers to use wipers. take a look. this is highway 101 in marin county. >> here is a shot from the east bay. >> this from civic center where light sprinkle brought out the umbrella brigade. >> well, things started getting more active now just hours ago, most rain moving down into the south bay and peninsula and mainly light. but we've got pockets of rainfall into the north bay. so right now, pockets of heavy rain from guerneville to santa rosa. let's take a look around winsor. and shifting our focus south ward, you can see we do have wet weather spreading across the peninsula this, is light at the moment but expected to intensify later. we have just very light snow in higher elevations but do expect it to pick up there overnight. we have a winter weather advisory in effect for this area of the sierra snow levels above 7,000. back to the bay area, by 9:00 we'll see heavier outbreak of rain pushing into south bay and santa cruz mountains, it's wet. we'll have more a little bit later. >> before the next wave of wet weather hits be sure to ge
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Nov 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
straits and delta. peninsula coast. also areas north of us up into lake county and mendocino county into the sacramento valley and sierra foot hills. this is in effect until 10:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. winds in higher elevation especially gust as hi as 70 miles per hour. be on the look out for down tree and expect local power outages right now winds gusting 48 miles per hour at petaluma. 40 miles per hour over at fairfield. we have 35 miles per hour gust at sfo. across the bay oakland 40 miles per hour gust all around the bay area right now. wind strong and expected to get stronger in many locations overnight. a little bit more in a few minutes later. >> okay spencer thanks very much. >> come become shortly. remin reminder the 7 news weather app has latest wind warnings and weather alert. down load it it's free of charge at this site. put that on your personal did he vase now. it can really come in handy on a nature like this. >> section 4.8. that's the sticking point that could leaf you stranded in another bart strike. major decision by the bart board tonight on the botched con
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Nov 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
start rae moving some sections of the old side tomorrow morning but project officials tell us that the contractor is still working on which to contain all the debris. work will now most likely begin within a week. crew hope to have almost 1500 feet of the span demonthly issued in 6 week time. entire demolition job will take three years. >> well 24 hours after man was set on fire. oakland police have tracked down and arrested the person they say is responsible. 16-year-old boy. happened on ac transit bus near the intersection of mcarthur boulevard and art avenue. we see the area here. victim is 18-year-old man luke fleshman in stable condition in the burn unit at st. francis memorial hospital in san francisco. police say luke was asleep when the attacker hit his clothes on fire for some reasons. passengers helped put it out quickly as the attacker got away. police reviewed video to track down the young man who did this. 16-year-old. >> well 24-year-old man shot by fairfield police today has died. shooting shut down stretch of highway 12 between pennsylvania and bank avenue. we were
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Nov 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
jury inquiry the d.a.told us previously in an e mail that it is their protocol that once their investigation is over, they will hand it over to a grand jury. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> a busy highway is reopen following a violent incident that led toon officer shooting a man on the roadway. highway 12 closed in both directions. police investigated. abc7 news is live in fairfield now with an update. laura? >> reporter: police just updated us, telling us the suspect in this case, a 24-year-old man identified as diante taylor has died the woman police say trailer stabbed, they would not identify her, but they did tell us shaez 30 stab wounds. >> i heard her screaming like she's in pain. >> reporter: she says she heard loud banging, then screams. when looking outside, she saw a man alternately punching and stabbing a woman near the lawn area. >> she was screaming so loud. like her last breath. she was in pain. like someone is hurting her. >> reporter: several witnesses called 911 but the suspect with the knife ran off into the neighborhood. >> several attempts to subdue the suspects.
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Nov 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
bay area tonight. hears a life look at the san francisco sky line. cloudy skies show us what is coming. good evening. >> sandhya is tracking that storm with life doppler 7 hd for us right now. sandhya. >> yes. some rain has already reached the ground in the north bay. let's check out live doppler 7hd radar tracking it. so far only/100ths inch in santa rosa and i take you closer here. ukiah 6 hundredths of an inch. clover dale, healdsburg zooming in closer light rain here hasn't made it very far past santa rosa. i do want to show you computer animation here and see is what coming here for your morning commute. start of rush hour includes wet roadways. it is going to be slow going. have your umbrella. back to let you know how much written to expect and how long you in he had to hang on to the rain goor. >> thanks very much. women. well of course we need the rape but we don't need dangerous commute so we need to be careful in the morning. first real rain make road slick from the oil buildup obviously. nick smith is live near the golden gate bridge tonight. nick here we go. >> here we go d
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Nov 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
approaching us, they want to know 100% of their donations will go to communities on the ground in the philippines. >> reporter: volunteers say $100,000 has already been erased. the supporters and donors gathered this morning to pray for the welfare of the survivors. in the south bay, the office is engaged in a grass roots funding campaign to provide dehydrated food and bottles. to build the schools in haiti after the earthquake and they may do the same in the philippines. >> we don't know yet, but we'll see how desperate, and in need they are for supplies and support. but probably, we'll build some schools, maybe, we don't know yet. >> reporter: this is a global humanitarian group with 50 volunteers ready to help. if you're interested in helping to these agencies, go to abc7, click on see it on tv. nbc, david louis, abc 7 news. >>> and as you well know the situation in the philippines seems to grow more desperate every day now. the official death toll stands at 2700, but sadly is expected to rise. the u.s. has activated the ship, mercy, which can be very valuable in a crisis like this
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Nov 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
female worker tells us she was fired from the st. francis of assissi church because she would no longer submit to harassment include spanking. the church contends she was fired for other reasons. this single mother with a 2-year-old child worked as an assistant in the church. she says the president of the church board knew she was volumenerable as a young single mother with no particular skills, matthews says he exploited her, to satisfy sexual fantasies including... >> paddling with a wooden paddle. getting spanked in the shrine of st. francis. which catholics know is apalling to hear as a catholic. having sexual intercourse in the shrine of st. francis. >> matthews attorney says mclaughlin sent her client dirty e mails and photos. riviera says matthews was fired after sending an e mail saying she had had enough. >> she put her foot down and said i want to keep this professional, i want to focus on my job, a few weeks later she was fired. >> church officials have a different story saying matthews was fired because of another issue they couldn't discuss because it's a personnel matter.
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Nov 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
weather for us on leif doppler 7 hd. waiting awhile. >> we have. now we get the reward for our listening wait. here's live doppler 7hd see a wide area of rain and some heavy moving right through the central part of the bay area. let's look closer. you cap see from the golden gate and lower marin county through san francisco to large portion of the east bayment start writ here where we have a batch of heavy rain moving on shore writ now. southern marin county. mill valley to tiburon and san francisco sunset district. now across the bay farthest just past oakland and richmond out to walnut correctth largely area of moderate heavy rain fall there to che top and antioch so we have got lots of rain in the central part of the viewing area right now but down south in the south bay on the peninsula in the santa cruz mountains still light moderate rain fall. hasn't intensified there yet as we had expected but could occur later in the evening hours. start forecast animation at 10:00 o'clock tonight at which point we see about the same pattern we look at at this moment during the over nature hours
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Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
under pressure to change. as have cleveland indians and atlanta braves what. used to be okay snot anymore. it >> used to be we had to ride in the back of the bus. was it right then? is it right now? no. >> but is it right in vallejo? >> these games, no. but there -- they are the same. >> tim says he would know racism if he saw it. >> i've never seen an indian mascot. >> have you seen a feather? >> never seen a feather. >> heard a drum? >> no drum beats. or dancing or anything. >> anybody ever say kill apaches? >> no. nothing. >> times are changing we're getting more civil. >> and contentious. in vallejo, wayne freedman abc7 news. wet weather is on the way and in someplaces it will be the first significant storm since 21 of september. two months ago, believe it or not. right now, clouds in the bay area, but moisture still well northwest. you can sow an area off shore, a little bit pushing inland now. it's slowly moving south ward. pulling back farther you can see a long fetch of moisture reaching out to sea. there is some moisture there we'll see rain arriving in the north bay. abo
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Nov 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
of rice below us devastation. home after home shattered. family living in rubble without food or water. relief can't come fast enough. this is why. new image of the monster up close. witness the moment of impact firsthand. >> it blew hard. it blew for hours and didn't let up. >> at one point jumping into a swimming pool to dodge the deadly wind. hurdles debris through the air. others clung to the roof. rescue family floated on mattresses. waves smacked the coast. and the wall of water pushed inland. reaching 20 feet high. obliterating everything in the past and tanker ship into the town. the city in the bull's eye. 18-year-old american simon cruise from colorado was there with local host family. >> truck load of dead bodies like hundreds and we were talking to friend that lives in the neighborhood next door and yes apparently like 50 little kids got sucked away. just horrible. >> very also here to help the survivors. people taking what is left in the now leveled supermarket hoping it's enough. fear of what is coming next is on every face. we are told actually used to be a road th
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Nov 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
university officials say it was just a routine adjustment. >> and we wonder, are they listening to us? do they really understand? do the students and faculty and staff maintain the care about the integrity and programs. >> officials say the school is $3.8 million over budget this year. critics want to know why this is happening, even after voters approved proposition 30 regarding the approved cuts. >>> all right, a lot more ahead, doubling down, we learned there is more than one google barge out there on the bay just as we uncover the mystery behind the first one. >>> also another tech company born and raised in san francisco. why they're giving the city some good reviews, spencer christian is here with the weather. >>> all right, dan loo like the lovely weather we have been having will be with us for a few days, and maybe wet weather will come our way, i'll have the weather forecast in just moments. >>> and signs of winter fema narrator: through veterans day, it's posturepedic through veterans day, it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-ped
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Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
would be expensive, as opposed to the old contract, requiring employees to use sick and vacation time first. sources say employees asked unions to withdraw it. he thinks union leadership is now quote between a rock and a hard place. he says, quote, until this nd hand grenade had gone off, they planned to vote a week from today, they plan to vote then, but with a special meeting called for tomorrow afternoon, hopefully to, resolve this in some way, and head off a possible holiday strike, which could create the same traffic who are -- ors. he says the public expects them to resolve this as quickly as possible. this afternoon we talked to at ufrment president and she is saying that she doesn't agree with this version of events this, is agreed to back in june. she doesn't understand what the fuss is about at this point. live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> either way, an unexpected mess. thank you very much. >> family and friends of a teenager burned by another student are hitting the streets tonight to show support the 18-year-old sasha flieshman's skirt was set on fire. we're live tonig
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Nov 12, 2013 11:30pm PST
collision. take a look. it was so intense and you can see it from sky 7hd. they had to use the jaws of life on the black car to free the victims. two people in the car were seriously hurt when the suspect car slammed into them. they arrested two people in the suspect vehicle, a passenger and driver who officers say is a gang member wanted for a number of felonies. a third suspect is on the run. >>> things got heated at oakland city hall over a proposed curfew for goff niles. noel gallos wants minors under 18 years of age off the streets from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and school days from 8:30 in the morning until 1:30 in the afternoon. opponents are criticizing the plan saying all young people will be unfairly profiled by police. >>> the warriors unveiled a new design for their proposed arena along the san francisco waterfront. it is planned for piers 30 and 32. tonight they had their first look at it and gave it mixed reviews. john alston is live with the story. >> it was another sales pitch before the citizens group. if the arena is built on this pier it would not only host the warrior
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Nov 21, 2013 11:30pm PST
found that we had another tree fall working further south of us. >> traffic balked up for several hours while crew cleared the highway. the corridor became a wind tunnel with debris flying all over. this tree branch broke off an fell into the road in front of san lorenzo high school and not far away the light spol snapped in two and fell in this neighborhood. people like ronald ray history a hard time just walking down the street. >> you know i put my head down and jacket over my face like this. i started walking. >> plenty of scenes leak this all of. power lines have been ripped from utility pole like this one causing out annuals across the bay area. there are so many down lines authorities can only close off the roads and wait for pge crew to show up. >> half hour ago pg&e craw came through her. they snipped off the downed line wrapped it up an left. it seems like they are just trying to get rid of the immediate hazard out there so another crew can come in and restore power. crew have a lot of catching up to do tonight. reporting live in san lorenzo, abc 7 news. >> no doubt abou
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Nov 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
people who make us worry about our kids walking to school. who make us lock our doors at night. he gave naso death sentences for each of three victims. carmen cologne in contra costa county pam parsons and tracy that foia in yuma county. he also said the murders in marin and sarah dillon in neve county by naso played a role in his decision. several of the victims' children spoke in court. shane ashby is roxine rogash's son. >> you said to naso i hope you live to be 110. why did you say that? >> well, i'd kind of like him to sit there and suffer just as long as the families suffered without having any closure. >> reporter: the case broke open three years ago with a probation search of naso's reno home. along with guns officers found this bizarre collection of mannequins to which naso applied makeup and dressed in lingerie. they also found what prosecutors called a rape diary and a list of ten, the places where he apparently dumped his victims. carmen colon's daughters disagreed at the hearing today. one wanted the death penalty. the other, rachel smith, asked the judge to give naso life
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Nov 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
uses do it. >>reporter: the raiders even sent a contingent that included legendary defensive back will brown to stockton to pay the man a visit. bring him a cash of team goodies. >> like football. playing defensive back. a guy running the ball you don't think about how you are going to hit. you just hit him. you know. same thing. he didn't think about catching her. he just reacted. >> despite the efforts the young woman still sustained serious head injury and remains in critical condition at high land hospital in stockton, low pressure a thoip abc 7 news. >> president obama is in los angeles right now next leg of west coast political fundraising tour. here is air force one taking off late this afternoon from san francisco international. after a 6 hour stay in san francisco where he urged supporters to stick with him despite the lowest approval ratings of his presidency. we have team coverage of the president visit to the bay area tonight beginning with abc 7 news reporter vick lee. >> ♪ oh, >> her niece sang the national anthem. she told us later she was nervous singing before t
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Nov 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
they happily reunited with family. they sent us this i can picture just this -- they sent us this picture and she is finally walking on crutches. they asked us to thank of the firefighters, paramedics doctors and social workers and aids in the bay area who helped them. they will always be grateful. kristen sze, abc news. >> by the way, kristen produced an all mandarin version of the story on our website, abc7news. remarkable. >>> another mishap for bart that snarled traffic. last week it was a computer glitch and tonight it was debris on the tracks. thousands of passengers were going no where after the debris completely disrupted service in both directions. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at the embarcadero station which was a mess. >> commuters were filling down the stairs and into the station only to be told they had to wait because the platform itself was full. the problem with bart was the last thing these commuters wanted to hear again. >> shortly after 6:00 p.m., the bart station was flooded with hundreds of passengers and a lot of ruined plans for the evening. >> i n
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Nov 24, 2013 7:00pm PST
latest on this breaking story and follow us on twitter for updates. >>> good evening. thank you for joining us. the holiday hustle is kicking off early. many retailers are planning to be open this thanksgiving, and customers are already lining up to get their hands on the best deals. right now, groups of customers are camped out to be first. inside of two best buys this thanksgiving. go live to abc 7 news reporter who talked to one of the groups tonight. >> reporter: show you right now there are actually five tents set up here. some came here four days ago. this year, there's a little twist because there are some retailers that are opening on thursday. this one is opening 6:00 on thursday. that's about the time that some people are actually going to sit down to thanksgiving dinner. at this best buy, the first tent showed up four days ago. people in line are telling me they want to make sure they get the best deals. a few of them have done in the last few years so they have come used to waiting in line through the holiday but they are not sure how it will work this year because the s
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Nov 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> ama, your part of the organization that put this on. you get us started. >> >> reporter: i do what i can to help out the organization because it's a fantastic organization helping out so many young kids who have a wish. they came to me, of course i was more than happy comply. the city of san francisco, turns out they were more than willing to help as well. a hero emerged from union square after receiving an urgent message. >> we begin with a breaking news from san francisco's hall of justice. >> please, caped crusader, we need you. and bring the bat kid. >> >> reporter: miles had no idea make a wish was going to trance form him to bat kid for a day. >> wow, this is too much. i don't know what to say. >> big brother was off with batman to rescue a damsel in distress. the caped crusader encountered a sus spishus device that needed disarming. not a moment to spare because riddler up to no good. bat kid arrived just in time. a pit stop was in order. even super heros have to eat. >> very to believe you worked up quite an appetite. head on down to burger bar. tell them lunch is on t
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